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Tessa Blake in Five Wives, Three Secretaries and Me

Five Wives, Three Secretaries and Me

1999 NR

Writers are routinely told to "write what you know." The same goes for filmmakers. When Tessa Blake trained her lenses on her father, 84-year-old Texas oilman Thomas Blake, for this documentary, she hit upon celluloid oil herself. Deeply entertaining and informative, Five Wives, Three Secretaries and Me captures the life of a fascinating man.